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India’s Kashmir policy faulty: ex-governor Sinha


September 21st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir governor S.K. Sinha Friday accused the Indian government of scoring "self goals" in the state but not learning any lessons.Addressing a lecture ... Read more...

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US troops to celebrate Holi with Indian Army


February 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A group of 200 US army troops will get a taste and a feel of Holi, the Indian festival of colours, even as they test ... Read more...

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Ecuador begins destroying WW II bombs


January 18th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) Ecuador has begun destroying 11 US bombs of World War II vintage that were found in 2010 by fishermen in the Galapagos Islands, the defense minister ... Read more...

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Kayani fights to keep army chief’s job: NYT


June 16th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan's army chief is fighting to save his position in the face of "seething anger" in the army establishment over the American raid that killed ... Read more...

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Wikileaks suspects’ well-being a factor in his treatment in jail: Obama


March 14th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Amid concerns that the American Army soldier accused of leaking thousands of classified military reports to 'Wikileaks' is being mistreated in jail, US President Barack Obama has ... Read more...

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Crowley resigns over ‘Wikileaks suspect being mistreated in jail’ remarks


March 14th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): US State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley has resigned over his comments that Pentagon's mistreatment towards the American Army soldier accused of leaking thousands of classified military reports to ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to learn how to fight in Apache helicopter


March 13th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 13 (ANI): Prince Harry is all set to learn how to fight in an Apache helicopter.The royal is off to a secret US experimental combat weapons base where he ... Read more...

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Birther, Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin, Sentenced To Six Months In Jail For Disrespecting Military Command


December 17th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A doctor of the American Army, Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin, had been found guilty of dishonoring the military command to deploy to Afghanistan on ... Read more...

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‘Birther’ Of The American Army, Who Doubted Obama’s Validity As U.S. President, Pleads Guilty To 1 of 2 Charges Against Him


December 15th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A doctor of the American Army, Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin, of Colorado, had allegedly refused to abide by the command to deploy to Afghanistan since ... Read more...

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Baloch CM denies presence of US troops or Taliban leadership in Quetta


December 9th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Dec 9 (ANI): Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani has dismissed foreign media reports about the presence of US troops and the Taliban leadership in Quetta, calling them false and ... Read more...

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Wikileaks soon to be history, not to hit ties: US envoy


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) WikiLeaks will soon become part of history and the secret diplomatic messages leaked by the whistleblower website will not affect the US relation with Pakistan, the American ambassador ... Read more...

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US army’s” revolutionary” XM25 rifles that allow Taliban to only run, not hide


November 29th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): After nine years of war in Afghanistan, the American army in the country have been reportedly provided with the latest game-changing "revolutionary" rifles called the XM25, which ... Read more...

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US army officers call Brit troop withdrawal from Basra in 2007 “a defeat”


September 29th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): Senior American army officers have claimed that Britain's withdrawal of troops from Basra in Iraq in 2007 was a 'defeat,' which left the city 'terrorised' by militias.General ... Read more...

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Actor Harold Gould dies at the age of 86 years


September 14th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Harold V. Goldstein who is best known as his stage name Harold Gould died on Saturday at Woodlands Hills California. The 86 year old actor ... Read more...

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Robert Gates Expresses His Endorsement For The Cancellation Of The Potential Burning Of The Koran


September 9th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 9, 2010 (Just Flashed): The American Defense Secretary happens to be the consummate Robert Gates. Now, he is bequeathing his tone to those of high-ranking American Generals and to those ... Read more...

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6 American Personnel Quarantined In Turkey Over Mail Fright


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 3, 2010 (Just Flashed): The American Embassy in Turkey has asserted that six post office employees of the American Army have been quarantined. The rationale behind them being quarantined is ... Read more...

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Gen. David Petraeus Refers To The U.S.-Afghan Alliance As Concrete


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 3, 2010 (Just Flashed): David Petraeus happens to be a General of the American army, who currently functions as the commanding officer of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in ... Read more...

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Suspect In The ‘Wikileaks’ Disclosure Has Become An Anti-War Hero


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The American Army private, Bradley Manning, is the person accused of orchestrating one of the biggest unofficial leaks of confidential military data in the American ... Read more...

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Ryan Seacrest’s stalker gets 2 year sentence


June 15th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Los Angeles judge on Monday sentenced the stalker of American Idol host - Ryan Seacrest, to two years in prison. The judge also ordered ... Read more...

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NATO claims ’slow and steady’ success in Afghanistan despite scepticism


June 12th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, 12 June (ANI): NATO is still upbeat over its operations against Talibani forces in Afghanistan despite the recent attack on its convoy near Kabul on Friday, and the earlier admission ... Read more...

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Oldest Survivor of Medal Of Honor John Finn Passes Away At 100


May 28th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri San Diego, May 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ex-Navy officer John Finn who had received the prestigious Medal of Honor back in the World War II passed away on Thursday at the ... Read more...

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Sex-ban on US troops not working, 15 female soldiers get pregnant in Afghanistan


May 16th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): The American Army's ban on sex hardly seems to be working with over fifteen pregnant women soldiers being sent home from Afghanistan.The army had launched a vigourous campaign ... Read more...

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Muslim extremism in the narrative on ‘60 Minutes’


April 26th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): America’s ‘60 Minutes’ has been amongst the highly watched TV programs. Recently, it featured the previous chief of a fundamentalist Muslim organization in conversation with ... Read more...

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Osama Bin Laden Tried To Assassinate Bill Clinton: Claims Book


December 27th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The attacks of 9/11 have claimed several innocent lives in America and has affected several countries, which did not have any direct relation with the incident. ... Read more...

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Becks to spend Thanksgiving at US army base in Germany


November 19th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Brit footballer David Beckham is set to spend his Thanksgiving holiday at an American army base in Germany in a bid to boost soldiers' morale.Beckham, 34, will ... Read more...

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Taliban message promises Fort Hood massacre repeat


November 11th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Fort Hood (Texas, US), Nov.11 (ANI): The Taliban has claimed there would be more attacks like the Fort Hood shootings unless Washington ends its policies in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to ... Read more...

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LeT, JeM ,Taliban troika posing existential threat to Pak


October 16th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.16 (ANI): Thursday's blatant spree of terror attacks in Lahore has made it clear that the terror groups such as the Taliban, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), which ... Read more...

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Tony Fein Dies In Uncertain Circumstances


October 7th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Seattle, Oct 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world of American football has faced another blow with the recent death of Tony Fein on the 6th of October, 2009. The sudden death ... Read more...

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The Bunker Hill Day Celebration


June 17th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by GD
Today, June 17, is the Bunker Hill Day. Though a lot of negative thoughts and feelings have circulated regarding the whole concept of the 'holiday', it will still be a celebrated ... Read more...

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Pakistan dangerously close towards becoming fiefdom of Islamist warlords, terrorists: Report


April 17th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): The Taliban's expanding writ in Pakistan with every passing day may ultimately see the whole country falling into the hands of the insurgents, and being turned into a ... Read more...

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US offers immigrants citizenship to join army


February 15th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 15 (IANS) The US Army is wooing skilled immigrants to join it, including those who know Hindi and Tamil, by offering them a chance to become citizens in as ... Read more...

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Zawahiri challenges Bush to send all his troops to Pak, vows they will all go to hell


November 28th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 28 (ANI): Al Qaedas number two Al Zawahiri has reportedly challenged US President George Bush that sending more troops to Pakistans tribal areas bordering Afghanistan wont make any difference, ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda in Iraq weakened but not vanquished


November 12th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Nov 12 (ANI): Analysts in Iraq have said that Al-Qaeda jihadists were weakened but may regain influence in the country, especially if integration of the anti-Qaeda Sahwa forces into Iraq''s ... Read more...

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